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Details for Alex Alderton

Surname:Alderton
Forenames:Alex
Gender:Male
Age group:Adult
Age:30
Type:Burial
Date of Birth:Unknown
Date of Death:Unknown
Date of Burial:02/08/1897
Cemetery:Makaraka
Block:MKH
Plot #:482
Map Location:Click Here
Warrant Number:1129
Inscription:In memory of CHAS. HENDERSON, Sydney; J. LOHAN, Melbourne; N.E.ROBERTSON (ROBINSON), London; HARRY BALLARD, Rio de Janeiro;THOMAS CONROY (CONWAY), Dunedin; W. McGUIRE, Yorkshire; W. DYMOCK, London; A.WOOD(S), Dumbarton; (F.J) BIDMEADE, Christchurch; J. McNELLIE, Southampton; M.A.H.ALDERTON, Passenger, Whangarei who lost their lives by the wreck of the S.S. Tasmania which left Gisborne Roadstead on the night of Thursday 29 July 1897 and became a total wreck near Table Cape. 148 souls were on board, 137 were Saved, 11 were drowned. Erected by the Colonial Agents of Huddart, Parker & Co., Proprietary Line.

Picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 482.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 482.

The following burials are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
ConwayThomasBurialAdult25Unknown02/08/1897
BallardHarryBurialAdult35Unknown02/08/1897